|Diana Laufenberg: How to learn? From mistakes - TED.com|
Diana Laufenberg shares 3 surprising things she has learned about teaching -- including a key insight about learning from mistakes.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxMidAtlantic; TED; Talks; children; culture; education; 2010
|Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins: Meet the robots for humanity - TED.com|
Paralyzed by a stroke, Henry Evans uses a telepresence robot to take the stage -- and show how new robotics, tweaked and personalized by a group called Robots for Humanity, help him live his life. He shows off a nimble little quadrotor drone, created by a team led by Chad Jenkins, that gives him the ability to navigate space -- to once again look around a garden, stroll a campus … (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; culture; disability; technology; TEDxMidAtlantic; 2013
|Cameron Russell: Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model. - TED.com|
Cameron Russell admits she won “a genetic lottery”: she's tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don't judge her by her looks. In this fearless talk, she takes a wry look at the industry that had her looking highly seductive at barely 16-years-old. (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; culture; fashion; photography; TEDxMidAtlantic; 2012
|Kakenya Ntaiya: A girl who demanded school - TED.com|
Kakenya Ntaiya made a deal with her father: She would undergo the traditional Maasai rite of passage of female circumcision if he would let her go to high school. Ntaiya tells the fearless story of continuing on to college, and of working with her village elders to build a school for girls in her community. It’s the educational journey of one that altered the destiny of 125 young women. (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; activism; development; education; women; TEDxMidAtlantic; 2012
|Avi Rubin: All your devices can be hacked - TED.com|
Could someone hack your pacemaker? At TEDxMidAtlantic, Avi Rubin explains how hackers are compromising cars, smartphones and medical devices, and warns us about the dangers of an increasingly hack-able world.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Internet; TEDxFeatured; computers; hack; security; technology; TEDxMidAtlantic; 2011
|Erica Frenkel: The universal anesthesia machine - TED.com|
What if you're in surgery and the power goes out? No lights, no oxygen -- and your anesthesia stops flowing. It happens constantly in hospitals throughout the world, turning routine procedures into tragedies. Erica Frenkel demos one solution: the universal anesthesia machine.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxMidAtlantic; TED; Talks; design; global issues; health care; poverty; technology; 2011
|Colin Powell: Kids need structure - TED.com|
How can you help kids get a good start? In this heartfelt and personal talk, Colin Powell, the former U.S. Secretary of State, asks parents, friends and relatives to support children from before they even get to primary school, through community and a strong sense of responsibility. (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; children; culture; education; parenting; student; youth; TEDxMidAtlantic; 2012
|Charles Limb: Your brain on improv - TED.com|
Musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the brain works during musical improvisation -- so he put jazz musicians and rappers in an fMRI to find out. What he and his team found has deep implications for our understanding of creativity of all kinds.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxMidAtlantic; TED; Talks; brain; creativity; entertainment; music; science; technology; 2010